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Aug 28, 2009 6:30pm EDT
it's not hollywood, it's india. we look the latest outsrcing trend that's turning into a blockbuster h for bollywood. >> pau i'm paul kangas >> susie: and i'susie gharib. th is nightly business report for friday, august8. "nightly business rert" is made ssible by: is program was made possible by contributio to your pbs station from viewersike you. thanyou. t 7//& >> susie: good eveningveryone. people didn't ea more money in ly, but they spent a bit mor and economists wcomed the news. the small pop in snding, just 0. is thanks to the "cash for clunkers" program. personal income waunchanged last month accordi to a report today from theommerce department. the big question now iwhether frugal consumers will ep spending, even when th government'stimulus programsnd. scott gurveyeports. >> reporr: it was quiet today at the hyundai dealershiin jersey city. when you d beneath the heline that said consumer spending was up in jul you quickly discer that without the cash for clunkers progra spending was fla in fact, spending on nonurable goods decled for the month indicating tt consumers buying
WETA
Aug 13, 2009 5:30pm EDT
>>> tonight "worldfocus" -- >> in india, swine flu has triggered aave ofpanic with schools, theaters an shopping is the flu fear justified? >>> glimmerof hope. surprisingumbers show germany and france have pulled out of recession. coulthe rest of europe be far behind? and what does that mean for the u.s. economy? >>>as secretary of state clinton meets with the first woman presidt of liberia,we ok at the womes movement in thatest african country. a force so strong, it drove a dictator fm power. >>> and we cntinue our look at the impact of climate change on mote lands. traveling to cambodia toeet the monks out to save a forest one treet a time. >>> good ening, i'm marti savidge. we are going to starhere night with a subject that ha a lot of people re and throughout the world increasingly concern aswe ard towards fall that. subject is the h1n1 swine f virus, which according to the world health oanization has kied just under 1,500 people worldwide. rit now it's spreading through india th its vast and densely packedopulation, to use the words of "the new york tes." it has been c
WETA
Aug 17, 2009 5:30pm EDT
by customs oicials at newark aiort of one of india's most famous actors, sharukh khan. khan is a muslim and his ne came uon a computer alert list. many indians likgayatri goswami of mumbai expresd outrage. she writes -- he detention was shameful. the u.s. sulapologize. they better." but others wermuch more undersnding. one indian man implored hi countrymen wake up, india. wake u it time for tight security. i would appreciate iif india takes milar actions against each and every person whenters and exits dia. >>> and another si tonight that t global recession seems to be ending. at leasthe worst of it. japan, the world's second largeseconomy, announced today that its economyrew at an annual rate of 3.7% in t cond quarter. helped along by an increase exportto china. you'll recall that the econoes ofermany and france also rebounded ring the last quarter. spite all of this though, stock markets fell srply around theorld today. >>> and now to the middle ea ident hosni mubak is in washinon for high-level talks with obama admintration officials. and amera has a lot riding on mubarak. the united
WETA
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
says too many of india place are abusive and filing at thei job. hollywood actss takes send moo on e rd. >> cinema is for everybody and everhere. we are knowing how few opportunits there are for people realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist ate with nucar ambitis which has be playing fast and lse th the rest of the wld. today they have been pying ho to bilclinton, the most senior visitor in a dade. he metnorth korean leader, kim jong-il and secured a rdon for the journalist aested. we have this report from waington. >> bill inton arrived in north korea in an unmard jet. he carried with him the hopes of ameriniplomacy in a very dangerous rner of the world. . clinton m kim jong-il, north korea's mysterio leer. it is an extordinary noment. there hasn'tbeen a visit to pyongyang by such a hh profile american in years. >> this obviouslys a vy seitive topic. we wilhope to provide some moreetail at a later point. >> aer the meeting, a sudden annocement. kijong-il ha issued a special pardon to the two imprisoned american journalists. they had been arreed on nort
WETA
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. the second, at the city's main ndmark, the gateway of india. more than 50 people we killed and nearly 0 were wounded. last week, a special court nvicted two men and a woman of pnting the bombs. outside, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say >> this decision is very important anit will send a strong signalo anye wo wants to engage in this kind of illelactivity costing the lives of the innoct population. > a judge handed them the death penalty. all three have plead not guilty andre expected to appeal againsthe sentence. their trial took place in high serity and under a poweul anti-terrorism law that no nger exists. prosecuts argued that the bombings were carefully planned arab -- and orn act of extreme brutality. all three deserve e harsh sentence, ty said. the bombings were saido be in retaliati of anti-muslim riots in 2002. all threare said to be members of a pakiani militants group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai aacks, whichas increased iction between india and pakistan. >> jt a footnote ther kistanssued a global alert or 13 suspects in connection with last year's mumbai a
WETA
Aug 11, 2009 1:00am EDT
,. >> and indias doing the same, do youhink or is that -- >> ion't know. mi far les familiar with what is going on but i think havi had the election inndiahich the first time has giv them a pretty strg mandate in the governmenti think they will be able to move ahe much me easily than in the past wre there have been so many political factions fighting to try and be on top of thing so i think india hashe ability noto get into much stronger position than it was in befehand. >> most people look at india and china as leading the economicecovery. and perhaps brazil coming i and then the united states and they see eure lagging. >> well, i wouldgree with yoabout this. ina, india, bzil. i thi they are already showing it. they a already goinging that far. 9 united states knew far better than i h things are ing. but you still see bo in the united stas and europe news of j layoffs andlthough theinancial sector seems to be in less bad shape, let's put it that way, the realconomy, one hopes against hope that things a going to look better. but you still kee reading about job layoffs. and until that allyurns,
WETA
Aug 4, 2009 5:30pm EDT
lash. >>> and from india, a human rights gro charged today tha theolice system in that country needs some jor overhaul to meet internation andards. human rightsatchsaid that while india is modernizing rapidly the police coinue to use old thods including abuse and teats. it said the poce sometimes detained pele illegally, torture and kill spects and refuseto investigate crimes against the politically powerful. thindian government had no immediate response. >>> was the british government complicit in the torture of terror suspects in a secretork conducted by wtern intelligent agencies ovethe last eight ars? that questiowas raised after the release of a paistani man ben yan mohammed from amecan custody at guaanamo bay, cuba. when mohammed returned to britai he sued the governme in a test case ciming the intelligence ageny, miify was involved in his investigations while government aims its got nothing thard a paliamentary commissn is now calling for independent vestigation as we hear fromandrew thomasf itn. >> reporter: british interrogators quesoning uspects abroad ether just aftemistre
WETA
Aug 3, 2009 6:00pm EDT
children istructed to kill. bcews >> animation in india is a multimillion-dollar iustry, but most of the groh has com from work outsourced by western companies. a few pele are wrking on original dian characrs and story lines. could animatione bollywood's next big expor we have is report from mumbai. >> the quirkynternational icon is headed bollywood. this is jt one of the many original worksartoon neork s selected. five outf the 10 entries me fromndia. animation isaking its way to the center stage. >> today, and 10% of our contt is indian and animaon. having said that,t is dubbed in local lauages which makes it relevant. >> today the indian animation industry is valued at nearly $460 milln, a majory of that money mes from foreign companies. very little is generated from local companies and most of tt coent appears in advertisements. rarely do indian companieset involved at the idea stage. stories like this one are re. this animatoralso believes in finding your own style. he ent most of the time workin in advertisements and does n outsource work. according to hm, a larg number of
WETA
Aug 10, 2009 6:30pm EDT
and will see much strger growth from overas in many emerging economies, india, china. those consumersill spend more. their spending rates will me down and we will have the goods and service to sell to them. >> susie: et's hope they do buy thgsade in the usa. gentmen both thank you so much for cong on the progr. we really appreciate it >> thank you,hank you. >> susie: kenneth rogoff o harvard university and mark zai of moody's economy.com. >>aul: health care reform is the t topic for congressional lawmakers on august cess and for their constituen. today, the insurance iustry's lobbyist tolreporters the batt over reform will be decidethis month. the debate has cenred on how to best cover uninsured americans. but a key issue: medical malpractice has been large ignored. as stephanie dhue repos, some doctors say it shoul't be. >> reporte for capitol orthoapedics, apparent on the bottom le. the practi spends nearly a quarter million dollars each year on malpractice surance premiums. dr. stephen ckower says the fear of being su also leads to densive medicine. >> i order a lot of tests at i know are
WETA
Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
're there. >> abernethy: in india ere is often conflict between slims and hindus. but in mumbai this ye there is a joint celebration f islam's ramadan and hinduism's ganh chaturthiestival. both holidays started on t same day, and each fah group celebrating with the other. duringhe festival muslims have attended prayeservices for the hindu elephant headed god ld ganesha while hind feasted at muslim households as theyat down to eatfter their day long fat. that's our progm for now. i'm bob ernethy. there's much more on our web site, including mo about senator kennedy and relign, audio and video dcasts are also available. join us at pbs.org. as we leave y, music from bill and gloria gaith. ♪ ♪ captioning sponsored by the lilly endowmt captioned by media accesgroup at wgbh access.wgbh.orgs
WETA
Aug 12, 2009 1:00am EDT
what he is doinin india. >> yes. >> charlie: deloping a lile sedan for $2,300. >> right, rht, right. >> where do you put that in th wholequation of wher the future of cars are? >> well i thi it is a gd idea to haveffordable cars. >> you kw, i think t problem with something ke nana, tata, t a problem i think it is a great idea, and he is a gentleman and a holar. >> chaie: all of those i agree with. it is hard no to. >>es. exactly. i thinkhat as we look at e gasoline of the price of that rising, and ihink oil-- >> and inevitae -- do you have some sumptions in your own calculations as to where oil will level off? >> i thinkt will exceed the numbers we have seen last ye. >> 144? >> oh, yeah. re. solutely, i think we will see it approach $200 and bond. >> charlie: by 2010, 11, 12? something like that? >> whenevethe next boom is, as i say the next boom is four years from nowit will be around that point. >> charlie: of a of your businesses, which one do you care the mos about? >> well,right now,y time is split rougy evenlbetween tesland space xo i guess it woul be prettyven between the tw
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
, suspicious of its relatiship wi india, and most of all feels thathis constructive engagement is likelyo end, once pakistan cees to be of strategic use to america all political groups he asked the u.s. to use soft per and onomic growth to resolve the intractable confct that contues to spread through this region. anitmcnaught, al jazeera in islamabad, paktan. >> if yowant to get a sense what american diplomats woing in pakistaare sometimes up agnst, consider this account we came across earlier ts week in "the new yo times." it desibes a recent meeting between the obama adnistration's new under secretary of state forublic diplomy and public affairs, that's judith mchale, and a pakistani journali. accoing to the "times," she told him howmerica wants to ild bridges to the muslim world. his response, quotin should know that we hate a amerans. from the bottom of o souls, we te you." >>> and now to o weekly roundtab. our look back at some of t week's mosimportant international newstories. tonight 'll discuss. the esidential election in afghanisn. can it be considered success? what comes next? the o
WETA
Aug 6, 2009 5:30pm EDT
today said they uld appeal. death sentences in india are rarely carried o. >>> this was ather deadly day for u.s.orces in afghanistan, as casuties in tat war rise sharply. e u.s. military said four marines wereilled when a adside bomb struck their vehicle western afghanistan. in the six da of this month, at ast 15 western tros have been kild in afghanistan. >>> in the middle east today, a ominent human rights group said thousands of rockets fired from the gaza strip into israe re unlawful and unjustifi, and aunt to war crimes by the hamas leadership in gaa. those attack culnated in the three-week war agait hamas that began late last decber. in his port,uman rights watch said hamas should plicly anunce the rocket attac and punish thoseresponsible. three israeli civilians wer kill by rket fire. and human rits watch said hamas also put palestines at grt list. >> they fired from near civilian areas becae they wanted t prevent israelrom strikin back through t fear of csing vilian casualties. both of those things, fing from a civilian area wh ere is any opportunity no to and deliberately firi
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Aug 25, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. >> reporr: the president's plan is t buy up la in india, sri lanka indonesia, a place where his people can take refuge when the time comes. he wantshe world's first climateefugees to know that they ha a secure future. he set up a specialund to finance the plan with money generate by the touri dustry. it's a pn that is being put in place quieeime being, at least, the maltese wants toemain a paradise for tourists. >>> and final this evening, a story about identity. thatisraising questions around th orld. and wh promed along scussion right here athe "wldfocus" newsroom this morning. when-year-old cast semenya won the world chamonship race last week in berlin, south africans got rea to celebrate. but landing in johanneses burg today, senya wasmet with chants and signs th celebrated gend as much asvictory. when deated rivals but a crhing 2 1/2-second margin, international sports officials were alrea questiong whether this young wan is actually a man. the young athlete had no cment on the ntroversy. only on being a world champi. >> i don't knowhat to sa man. i'm pretty good to read it. feel good
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Aug 14, 2009 1:00am EDT
toehave sod withly. >> charlie: but a lo she en goes to india,o kenya, correct? yes. >> charlie to happy valley, was it? >>called hay valley. became known as happy valley afte everye learned about the game she was playing. >> crlie: but that'shen it gets interesting, isn't it? >> yes. it gets extremelyinteresting. therwas an abandonedme of the social rule there. idena's mother, grandmother broken socia rules, her mother d been a keyoman sufferragist introduced the laboparty. anddivorced h husband spectacularl broken the rules in this way. idena chose to break the rules she did so in kenya. by behaving sexually as men could. it was more permissib for men to take multipl lover idena -- >>harlie: decided she could. >> yes. it was also extreme intereing in terms of kenyan life wasextremely -- africa is fantastic continent. 's hop not i can,life there is very exciting becse you're on the edge of physil danger so much of the te. idena had farm there, she was a ve successful farmer,e bred e best jersey dairy herd. she introduced the crop, worked very hard but that also mnt they playe veryard.
WETA
Aug 7, 2009 1:00am EDT
arm, pakistan at risk, the potential for confrontation beeen two nuclear armed forces in india and kistan that could result, when you look at all the possibilities o ting this go, and i thi that's got to be clearly made to americans, t not only americans i mean i think no has been woefully uerrepresented in this thing. when we go to, who reay has put boo on the ground and engaged, is the brits, it'she dutch, it's the canadians. ere are the others, you ow, in the 28 nati. >> so that's aery important point abt presidential learship. so how do you -- w do you get them t come around? >> well, i think tha we have to have tse sorts of -i think this is a defining momenfor nato. they shouldn get a pass on this. wasn't just waington and new york that re attacked. it was madrid and it was lond and almost several other capits. and of course the charter ys an attack on one ian attack on all. that is what was, you know, oked in terms of the nato commment. and i don' think we shld be giving passes at, look, u can sort of provi some economic support and you get a pass on putting boots on the
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Aug 15, 2009 1:00am EDT
of gravity to the world, cna and india. ifhey becomeich countries the majority of meykind is rush marine tour sglts inhe remainedf your life, whether 10 years, o 20 yes or what you-- what would you like to achieve? >> i don't havany illusions th i will kks chief these great things. i like to help push people and push this in a sensible way. >> as you know most people think your more interting ideas in physs came a long time ago >> that' true. >> rose: i know. i enjoy life and don't partularly care what i'm doing at that moment tt is interested. is ichallenging and inresting to youyou? >> science, of course, to me is sun and just like paintg pictures oanything else. >> rose: it's a puzzle. >>ell, i would say it's a technical skill, which is f to ercise. >> rose: yeah. the is this ia that physics has had its sentry, and the. >> i think that's quite likely to be true. it certain that physics has slowed dowduring my lifetime. largely ju because the experiments have beco so slow. but biology, at thsame time, s been speeding up. so i think it'srobably true thathis century is the century of biology.
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Aug 6, 2009 1:00am EDT
months that was coming out of the state departme?" ani think about two wee ago in india i sat down th hillary clinton. at's when she was talkin about the rth koreans as unruly cldren and saying thgs like that. she also issued an apology to the rth koreans. she may not callit an apology, but sh basically said "we're ry sorry this happened." so i thinkhere were aot of demands coming from thnorth korean i mean, this is a very serious thing re holding these two journalists. everybody is veryhappy they were released. but there was a lot of back channel ing on and i know evan knows lot more about that than i do >> rose: i'm going to get to that. but what i the take on what we gaed from clint's conversaon with kim jong il? well, they met for about an hour and a half d they had that v.p. state dinner. so they certainly didn't talk about just the rease of tse journalist i mean, that wasretty much a done dl before he nt over there. they wouldn't have gone over there if h didn't believe he was coming bac with tho journalis. ithink president clinton probably h a lot of personal opinions, he proba
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Aug 17, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, china andndia are becoming rich. that the center of gravity to the world,hina and india. if they become rich countries the majority ofoneykind is rush marine tour snjts in the remain of your life, whether 10 years,r 20 ars or what you-- what would you like to achieve? >> i don't he any illusions at i willarks chief the great things. i like to help push peopl and push tngs in a sensible w. as you know most peoplethink your more interesti ideas in physics me a long time ago. >> that's true. >>ose: i know. >> i enjoyife and don't particully care what i'm dng that moment thats inrested. is it chlenging and intereing to you yo? >> science, of course, to me is sun and justike painting pictures or anhing else. >> rose: is puzzle. >> wel i would say 's a technical skill, which is fun t exerse. >> rose: yeah. there is this idea that physics has had i sentry, and the. >> i think that's quite likely to be true. it's ctain that physics has slowed down dung my lifetime. largely just bause the experiments have become sslow. but biology, at the sa time, has en speeding up. so i think it's probly true
WETA
Aug 5, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: nearly sixonths to the daye first visited elkhart india, one of the ties hardest hit by the recession, president oma turned. this me, to tout the success of his smulus plan. >> it is greato be back in indiana. ( applause ) >> reporter: mr. obama spokat the navistar r.v. factory i nearbwakarusa-- about 100 miles ea of chicago. the area is knowas the capital ofrecreational vehicles, but as s prices soared and the econo bottomed out, ehart's uneloyment soared. it now nearing 17%-- much hher than the national averag an a 10% rise from the year before. >> this area has been hit th a perfect storof economic troues. the khart area has experienced the secondreatest increase in the rate of unemployment in e countr up 10 points in a year. it's an astonishing stistic. and there have bn times where nearly one in five people in this area ha been looking for work. >> reporter: today, amid a continuing debatever the effectiveness othe stimulus moy so far the president unveiled new grts that heaid can help rebuild the onomy in elhkart and around e country. >>nnovation is more importa
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